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Schools are always looking for qualified, trained Montessori teachers. Search here for our next job opportunity!




January 2019


One World Montessori School, San Jose (1/7)

Montessori School Primary Daycare Assist Job Description/Posting

One World Montessori School is a well-established traditional Montessori environment in the South San Jose area. We are currently seeking a daycare provider for our Primary program (30 months - 6 years).
Hours are 12:00pm - 6:00pm Monday - Friday.

Job duties include:
 Supervising children and attending to their physical and emotional safety
 Preparing and assisting in the daycare and nap room environments
 Observing children in their daily routine and guiding when needed with a positive approach
 Maintaining positive interactions with children, parents and co-workers
 Maintaining an approved recordkeeping system for all students in their care
 Participating in staff meetings and school events
Qualified candidates must:
 Have a minimum of 12 core ECE units
 Be able to lift and carry a small child if necessary
 Be able to see and hear - it is a requirement of licensing that the daycare assistant be within sight and sound of children at all times
 Have a minimum of one year of experience working with children or in a child care center
 Have a warm and loving personality
 Have excellent communication skills
 Have fingerprint clearance, health screening and clear TB test (or be able to successfully pass these things)
 Have a positive problem-solving mentality

Preferred candidates will have at least an Associate Teacher Child Development Permit in addition to the 12 ECE units, and previous Montessori experience. Familiarity with non-violent communication methods highly desirable.
Pay will be commensurate with experience.

For immediate consideration, please e-mail resume to office@oneworldmontessori.org or fax to 408-723-9443.


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One World Montessori School, San Jose (1/7)

Outdoor Assistant Job Posting
One World Montessori School is a well-established Montessori environment in the South San Jose area. We offer an outdoor classroom environment in addition to the traditional indoor Primary classrooms (ages 30 months to 6 years), and we are currently seeking an assistant for
our Outdoor Teacher. 

Hours are Mon-Thurs 8:15am-1pm, Friday 9am-3pm
Job is OUTDOORS. Candidate MUST be able to withstand temperature changes.
Candidate must love working with children. 12 E.C.E units are required.

Job duties include:
 Care of the outdoor environment and materials
 gardening, watering, composting
 care of the chickens and the chicken coop
 assisting in the nap room environment as necessary.
 Supervising children and attending to their physical and emotional safety
 Assisting children in all areas of Practical Life: raking, sweeping, gardening, watering, etc.
 Familiarity with Montessori Method is a plus.
 Ability to work with special needs children especially helpful. 
Professional advancement is available if the candidate wants to become a fully trained
Montessori teacher. We have an accredited training center on-site.
Qualified candidates must:
 Have a minimum of 12 core ECE units (or be in the process of acquiring these units)
 Be able to lift and carry a small child if necessary; be able to do manual gardening and
maintenance tasks
 Be able to see and hear - it is a requirement of licensing that any assistant be within sight and sound of children at all times
 Have a warm and loving personality

For immediate consideration, please e-mail resume to office@oneworldmontessori.org or fax to 408-723-9443, or call Kristi at 408-723-5140 to set up an interview.


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Montessori Tutor, San Francisco (1/7) 


Montessori Tutor Position for Private Family in San Francisco 
Private family seeks Montessori-trained tutor for two homeschooled children ages 6 and 3, for 6-20 hours/week. The ideal candidate holds an AMS or AMI primary level certification or is working toward such, has experience teaching children ages 3-6, excellent communication skills, a positive and flexible disposition, and values good teamwork. Competitive compensation based on experience. Authentic Montessori materials and environment provided.
 
Interested candidates may email a cover letter and CV to SFMontessoriTutor@gmail.com.


December 2018

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Beginnings & Beyond Montessori Christian Preschool & Kindergarten, Concord (12/20)
 
We are seeking a quality Montessori teacher to assist in our growing school who takes initiative and loves working with all types of children.
Positions Available to start January 2019

Early Childhood Teacher

Work Hours:
Part time 8-12:30 and 2-6
Full time/split shift 8-12 and 2-6 (Preferred)

Requirements:
Montessori Early Childhood education (prefer Montessori Credential)
Minimum 12 ECE units
Knowledge of the Bible, and willingness to share faith in God to children

Job description
Observation/Record Keeping
Environmental Preparation
Presenting traditional Montessori materials
Creating extensions or variations to Montessori materials
To pray with children as needed
To lead children through Bible stories.

Compensation
Salary depends on experience and units.  Starting at $15 per hour.


Health & Dental benefits for full time position If interested please contact the director, Robin Stearns, at (925) 676-6244 or by e-mail at  preschool@fpcconcord.org.  An application can be found on our website 
http://www.beginnings-and-beyond.com


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Wildflower Schools (12/15)

Are you a Montessori leader with a passion for social justice and an entrepreneurial drive? Ready to start your own school and make a difference in the world?


We are currently looking for teacher leaders who are ready to become leaders of their own schools! And who want to honor their craft of teaching by opening and leading a school in beautiful San Francisco and Pittsburg California! Make your way to the Bay Area!


Who are we?
Wildflower Schools is a national network of micro-schools that aim to serve racially and socioeconomically diverse communities with exceptional Montessori education.


We are working to create beautiful, child-centered learning environments that support children, teachers, and families from diverse backgrounds as they follow life's unfolding journey. The model combines time-tested, research-supported Montessori methods in one-room, neighborhood-nested shop fronts with promising new ideas in parent engagement, intentional student diversity, teacher-leader empowerment, and data-driven instruction. Wildflower aspires to give all children and families the opportunity to choose high quality, nurturing learning environments for their children.
Have you been working with children for a while?  Helping young children to become independent beings who know how to work collaboratively and take ownership of their environment? Have you been modeling for them all the important life lessons through growth and connectedness? Why not model these same elements in your life? Why not show the world and your community how you can honor your own vision and craft of teaching by creating your own school?


We here to offer teachers with the tools, support, and network that teachers with an entrepreneurial spirit need to make their dreams a reality.  Come join us create, innovate and thrive!


Application Process:
Please send any please express your interest by contacting Koren Clark at Koren.clark@wildflowerschools.org. And please express your interest on our website under connect with us at https://wildflowerschools.org/.
We look forward to hearing from you!


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Odyssey Preschool, Foster City (12/15)


Position: Full-time lead Toddler Teacher
We are looking for a strong, experienced teacher for a new Montessori toddler program


Requirements:
*Montessori Toddler Credential 
*California Site Supervisor Permit
*Physical ability to lift and carry toddlers
*Able to satisfy all state licensing requirement
*Good work ethic, punctuality, and attendance
*At least three years experience
*BA or BS preferred


Responsibilities:
*Set up and lead a well-prepared Montessori Toddler environment
*Mentor and train other teachers
*Write assessments and other communications
*Conduct parent conferences


We offer a very competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience, and an excellent benefits package, including a 401K, health, vision, dental, and life insurance. We offer four weeks of paid vacation a year,, as well as paid holidays and staff training days.


Please email your resume and cover letter to admin@odysseypreschool.com


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Quail Hollow Montessori, Felton (12/5)

Quail Hollow Montessori, located in Felton, CA, is seeking a full time Head Teacher to lead our early childhood team of educators.  We are seeking a warm and nurturing individual who has at least 12 units of ECE, including child, family, community and child development, AMI or AMS Montessori training and experience as a head teacher, or a minimum of 3 years as a co-teacher in a Montessori classroom.


Wage range is $36,000 - $45,500 plus paid sick, vacation and holiday time and health, dental and vision benefits.  The position is available starting January 2, 2019.


Please send your resume, along with a cover letter to Mindy Gillen at svpreschool@comcast.net. Resumes should be in PDF or Word format.


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Diablo Valley Montessori School, Lafayette (12/5)

Diablo Valley Montessori School in Lafayette is looking for a long term substitute lead teacher to work alongside a full time Spanish speaking Montessori teacher and a full time teacher's assistant. This well established bilingual classroom has 23 full time students.  


Dates: beginning January 28, 2019 through June 7, 2019 
Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM M-F, but can be adjusted slightly 
Compensation: $22-$29 per hour


The ideal candidate will be warm and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team. DVMS strongly believes a teacher must have deep respect for each child's unique gifts, encourage learning and provide an educational environment that allows for freedom within limits.


Required
3-6 Montessori Certificate plus a minimum of 12 ECE units
Excellent communication skills, speak and write English fluently
Live Scan Clearance
TB clearance, MMR, DTAP immunizations
Ability to move with ease through the classroom, get on the floor with children and lift up to 40 pounds
Minimum of two years classroom experience (preferred)


To apply please email a cover letter, resume and transcripts showing applicable 
ECE units to ssmith@dvms.org.


Diablo Valley Montessori School is a partnership of its teaching staff, parents and administration and strives to provide the highest quality Montessori education for all children enrolled by supporting the development of a professional, skilled and nurturing staff and encouraging the involvement and participation of its families.


November 2018


Marin Montessori School,  Marin County (11/14)


Faculty Position: Toddler
Position Overview:
Located in Corte Madera, California, Marin Montessori School seeks a full-time AMI-trained A to I guide for our Toddler program for the 2019-2020 school year. This position is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of experienced faculty and staff dedicated to authentic Montessori pedagogy within a mature program.


Marin Montessori School:
This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, a highly regarded Bay Area school with a history of over fifty years, a  thriving Junior High program in San Rafael, and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS is currently in the process of expanding our Corte Madera campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing, allowing for tremendous indoor-outdoor learning opportunities and close connections between teachers and classes. MMS is a school with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families.


Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:
A committed, deep understanding and passion for authentic Montessori pedagogy and practice
AMI Assistants to Infancy Diploma
Bachelor's Degree
A to I teaching experience
Confidence and experience in the lessons required in a toddler community
Strong classroom management skills
Flexibility and warmth along with a high degree of professionalism and strong work ethic
A collaborative work style while maintaining an identity of his/her own
Experience with fostering and maintaining excellent professional relationships with students, parents, and other staff members in the community
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must support MMS's Professional Expectations Creed:  Direct Communication, Collegial Relationships, and Assumption of Good Intentions

Other Requirements:
Must be computer literate, and be proficient in Word and standard email programs
Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds
Must have a clear driving record
Must pass the LiveScan fingerprint testing through the Department of Justice.Salary:
This is an exempt, full-time teaching position. Start date is Friday, August 16, 2019. The salary and benefits package is very competitive, matching or exceeding Bay Area independent school norms.
Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of age, ancestry, color, religious creed, denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital, familial or parental status, medical condition, genetic information, military and Veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, political affiliation or sexual orientation.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hr@marinmontessori.org.  


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Villa Montessori School, Cupertino (11/14)


Immediate Montessori Teacher and Teacher Assistant Positions open
If you prefer to become a substitute teacher in our classrooms, a minimum of 12 ECE units will be required. Please send a cover letter and your resume with transcripts to the contact information given below.


Villa Montessori School seeks a well qualified Primary Montessori Teacher and/ Teacher Assistant to join our faculty for full-time position. Villa Montessori School follows core Montessori philosophy. Candidates must be either Montessori certified or in the process of completing Montessori training. Candidate with only 12 ECE units and interested to train in Montessori methods may contact the school Director to learn about your eligibility to apply. Our teachers are Montessori credentialed and are affiliated either through AMI or AMS or NAMTA and MMTTC. 

Villa Montessori is a not for profit school with parent participation. Our teacher:student ratio is 1:8. Villa offers highly competitive benefit package in the market. Our students' ages range from two years through entry into first grade.


Applicants must with minimum 12 ECE units completed before applying is preferred. 
Please email or fax your resume, transcripts, and cover letter to:
Email: director@villamontessori.net
Phone 669-800-1669
Fax: (408) 257-7010


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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (11/14)


Lead Primary Teacher 
Certified Primary Montessori Teacher
Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.

Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.

We are searching for a Primary teacher in one of our two classrooms, who will be responsible for 18 children ages 2.9 to 5 with assistance from a co-teacher or intern. This space has inside/outside access with a deck overlooking our garden.

We are hiring a preschool Montessori Lead Teacher - Glen Park San Francisco

The Glen Park Montessori (GPM) Preschool Lead Montessori Teacher functions as a role model, demonstrator, and observer of each child's behavior and growth. S/he delivers a Montessori classroom/instructional program that supports the individual needs of up to 18 children, ages 2 years 9 months to Kindergarten, and fosters a love of learning, independence and the pursuit of interests. The Lead Montessori Teacher works with and supports an intern teacher or assistant teacher and collaborates with all of GPM's staff to ensure an exemplary experience for the children, families and guests of the school. This position reports to the Head of School.

Primary responsibilities include planning and implementing the Montessori curriculum in a manner that meets the needs of both individual students and the group; developing and implementing curriculum activities that support the extended curriculum calendar; creating a classroom environment of calm order and joy; assist in the planning and maintenance of the outdoor play yard, garden and ball yard; direct the activities of the classroom assistant or intern and support her/his professional development. 

Qualification requirements:
Montessori (AMI, AMS, or MACTE) primary certification;
A.A. in Early Childhood Education (ECE), B.A. in ECE or a related field preferred;
Three or more years of classroom experience
Fingerprint clearance
CPR-First Aid certification
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills;
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including lifting a child up to 45 lbs. and hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and children's well being

We offer competitive wages, paid holidays. Additional benefits are available to employees after 1 year of service. Please send a cover letter and resume to gpmontessori@gmail.com. We look forward to meeting you!


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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (11/14)


Afternoon Program Leader
We are looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $23-28 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate.


Glen Park Montessori (GPM) is a premier preschool offering the Montessori curriculum of early math and language arts concepts, sensorial development, practical life skills, botany, anthropology, geography, and peace studies. We have an evolving, extended curriculum that allows for creativity and dynamic learning that compliments the traditional Montessori classroom works.


We are proud of our lively, dedicated staff members and are looking for a teacher to join our team that is equally committed to being an educator, someone who values creativity, and someone who will dedicate the energy and time necessary to maintain an engaging environment for our children in the afternoon portion of our day. You will be working alongside other afternoon teachers throughout the day. The current afternoon program consists of art projects, free choice, outside time, and story time. We welcome and encourage other afternoon activities such as dancing, music, cooking, or anything else you are passionate about! Cleaning and classroom maintenance is also a necessary role in the Afternoon program position. It is also important to maintain friendly and professional relationships between staff members and the wonderful community of parents at GPM.


Please only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.


Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in this position and can commit to one year. More benefits are offered to employees after one year.


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (11/14)


Substitute Teachers Needed!
The Positions: We are currently looking for Substitute Teachers to work at both our Early Childhood Campus in Berkeley (ages 3 - 6) and our Elementary/Middle School Campus in El Cerrito (ages 4 - 14).  Our school day is 8:30 - 3:00, with occasional after school hours until 6:00 possible.


Substitute teachers work in our Montessori classrooms and notified sometimes in advance and sometimes on an on-call basis.  The substitute can set their own hours and preferences. Compensation is $20 per hour for teachers with AMS and/or AMI certification, and $18 for those without the certification.


Requirements:  12 ECE units are required for teaching at the Early Childhood Campus (ages 3 - 6).  Previous experience working with children is required. Montessori experience for either location is a plus.


Only candidates with the above requirements will be considered. We regret that we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please fax your resume to 510-236-8805 or email to jobs@montessorifamily.com.


Our School:We are a well-established school providing authentic Montessori education to children in the East Bay for over 35 years. We create a harmonious and peaceful environment by valuing our children, teachers, and parents. To find out more about our school please visit our website www.montessorifamily.com.


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One World Montessori, San Jose (11/14)


Daycare Position at One World Montessori School - Elementary
One World Montessori is looking for a daycare provider for Elementary aged children to begin as soon as possible. The hours for this position will be Monday- Friday, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
Job requirement: Must have previous work experience with children.
Please send resumes for immediate consideration to pearloffice@oneworldmontessori.org.

3635 Pearl Avenue
San Jose, CA 95136


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (11/7)

Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 130 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Founded in 1981 to provide an authentic Montessori education for East Bay families, MFS seeks to nurture each child's individual learning style while maintaining standards of academic excellence. A full member of the American Montessori Society, MFS has adhered strongly to its original desire to be a diverse, authentic Montessori environment. We are seeking a teacher to plan and teach physical education classes for grades K-8 during the school day in a community where independence is encouraged, individuality respected and intellectual curiosity and stimulated in a specifically prepared Montessori environment. 


Hours: Part-time hours Monday - Wednesday afternoons (between 12:30 and 3pm) during the school year, plus occasional evenings. Position is non-exempt.

Qualifications:

We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education. An appreciation of the Montessori philosophy and/or a strong desire to learn about Montessori are essential. Candidates must have the ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children, a high degree of emotional maturity and stability, and the good judgment to handle a crisis should it occur.

Other professional qualities include:
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Experience working with elementary aged children.
3. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
4. Montessori training and experience are preferred, by not required.

Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A respect for children and a desire to meet all students' needs.
2. A collaborative, team-oriented approach to decision-making.
3. Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment.
4. An intellectually curious outlook.
5. Flexible and resilient with a down-to-earth, hands-on style.
6. A keen sense of humor.

Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries.
To Apply: Must be eligible to work in the U.S. Send resume, cover letter, and references as one PDF document to Alissa Stolz, Head of School, at jobs@montessorifamily.com

Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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East Bay Montessori Training (EBMT), Fremont (11/7)

East Bay Montessori Training is an undergraduate Montessori Teacher Education Program offering a year-round Montessori Early Childhood (3 - 6-year-old) Teacher Credential Course. The center is MACTE accredited and AMS affiliated. EBMT has an immediate opening for various positions for Montessori Educators and/or Early Childhood Educators.


Applicants are required to have at a minimum, the following qualifications:
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or its equivalent
Teaching experience with adults
Ability to prepare a course syllabus and teaching plans
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prepare and create materials for the course
Documented evidence or proof of expertise and experienceBenefits: EBMT offers a competitive salary commensurate with the credentials and experience of applicants.

Contact Information: 
Phone: (510)- 474-3049
Email: info@eastbaymt.com
Website: www.eastbaymt.com

4511 Peralta Blvd. Fremont, CA 94536
"Preparing Next Generation of Montessori Educators"



October 2018



One World Montessori School, San Jose - TWO positions (10/30)


Business Manager

One World Montessori School is a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing an excellent Montessori education to diverse families at a reasonable cost.  We are approaching our 40th year since incorporation.  We provide services to approximately 200 children between the ages of 2 and 12.  We have three campuses -- all located near the Willow Glen area in San Jose, CA. They are within 15 minutes of each other and are staffed by 35 employees as well as several contract service providers.  Since 1979, the school has been headed by Rebecca Keith, who is the only remaining member of its founding board.  She and Jeanette Montoto, who has been with the school since 1981, are currently acting as Heads of School as well as members of the board.  As Rebecca and Jeanette move toward retirement, we are dividing their academic, staff, student and curricular responsibilities between three campus heads and creating the position of business manager to take on the responsibilities of handling the financial operations of the school. The business manager would report directly to the Board of Directors.


A business manager for our school requires the following skills and experience:
Ability to analyze financial data, make projections, and assist in making financial decisions for the school
Knowledge of HR responsibilities and excellent people and communication skills
Fund raising experience
Grant writing experience
Ability to manage bookkeeper and three office managers
Ability to work collaboratively with three campus heads

Most importantly, a business manager would need to respect and be able to work comfortably within the culture of the school, realizing that the needs of the children, rather than making money, always come first. We will never compromise the quality of education that we provide for financial gain.


An office is available at our Foxworthy Campus. In person attendance is required for meetings and HR matters. However, we would be open to working remotely part of the time. Because this is a newly created position, we are willing to be flexible about hours and would work with the business manager to tailor the position to fulfill needs of which we may not yet be fully aware.


Interested candidates should submit resumes to rebecca@oneworldmontessori.org
or call 360 817-1772 to speak with Rebecca Keith for more information.



Full Time Qualified Upper Elementary Montessori-Trained Teacher

One World Montessori School is a well-established Montessori environment in San Jose. We are a non-profit Montessori school that has served children ages 3 - 12 for the past forty years. We are currently seeking a full-time qualified Upper Elementary Montessori-trained teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The position will be full time (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) Monday through Friday. We are also interested in newly trained Montessori guides seeking a location to practice their internship.


Requirements:
Montessori guides must have a Montessori Elementary Teacher Certificate as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Education.
Able to pass pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check and a T.B. test with health screening.
Must have authorization to work in the United States.
Must be fluent in English (both verbally and with written communication).
Able to work with children in a caring, respectful, and professional manner.
Able to take First aid and CPR class that is provided by the school each year.
Willing to work some of the Summer School sessions in July and August.
Attend monthly staff meetings.
Support school's annual and traditional special events during the school year.


Benefits
Our benefit package for full time positions includes medical, dental, and life insurance as well as paid vacation and sick days. Salaries will be commensurate with training and experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to:  pearloffice@oneworldmontessori.org or fax to (408) 978-7175.


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Grand Lake Montessori, Oakland (10/24)


Primary Lead Teacher 
Grand Lake Montessori, founded in 1978, is a thriving learning community in Oakland, California, serving approximately 180 families. Our school is on almost two acres of beautiful green space in the heart of the Grand Lake Neighborhood. We offer a warm, passionate and supportive community of teachers, all of whom are committed to Montessori education as a way to transform the world. Competitive compensation offered. Benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, dental and health insurance and a 403(b) retirement plan. 


We are currently looking for a 3-6 Montessori trained teacher to lead one of our primary classrooms. As this is a later start in the school year, there will be scaffolding and on-boarding support provided by GLM's Lead of Instruction.


The ideal candidate will have: 
● A Bachelor's Degree 
● Montessori Primary (3-6) training and certification
● Previous experience leading a Primary environment
● Highly motivated 
● Professional, prompt and punctual
● Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
● Ability to work independently, as well as with others
● Ability to build and maintain a safe, harmonious and strong classroom environment and culture 
● Ability to guide and work collaboratively with the existing support teachers and build a strong teaching team
● Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members
● Strong interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills
● Ability to build warm, strong, professional relationships with students and families 

We welcome your resume - sent to employment@grandlakemontessori.com - if you are interested in this opportunity. 


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Glen Oaks Montessori, Millbrae (10/18)


Montessori Primary Teacher or Assistant ECE teacher
We are an authentic, AMS Montessori school looking for a teacher to join our team in January 2019! Our classrooms are ungraded, organized and filled with light! 


Candidates must have either a Montessori teaching certificate or be working to complete one, or 12 ECE units and some experience teaching. Your role would be teaching children 2.5 to 5 years old in a Montessori classroom with Montessori trained co-teachers. 

This is a full time teaching position, 40 hours per week. Salary is dependent on education and experience.  Glen Oaks Montessori provides paid vacation and medical benefits. 

Please email your resume to Megan at glenoaksmontessori@hotmail.com if you are interested!


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LePort, Multiple locations and positions (10/18)
LePort 
Montessori is Seeking AMI-Lead Guides & Assistant Teachers
Emeryville Campus - English or Mandarin-Immersion Classrooms
San Francisco - English or Spanish-Immersion Classrooms
Orange County - English, Spanish or Mandarin-Immersion Classrooms
San Diego -  English or Spanish-Immersion Classrooms


LEAD MONTESSORI GUIDES:
Our classrooms are helmed by AMI-trained Montessorians and we are always seeking to connect with experienced, new and aspiring Guides. Whether you are seeking a current role, or looking to prepare your future environment, we would love learn your goals and timeline and share details of open and projected opportunities. In addition to our Bay Area schools, LePort has English, Spanish Mandarin-immersion programs in campuses in Los Angeles, Orange County & San Diego. 
We have a Universal application for AMI Guides trained in all levels. Follow the link below and you can specify your location, age-level and other preferences. 
 
https://www.leportschools.com/careers/job-details/1299205/?gh_jid=1299205 


ASSISTANT TEACHERS
Do you love working with young children? Are you an experienced teacher in a Montessori or traditional class? Are you drawn to working with children and are just starting a career in early childhood education? We have opportunities for all levels of experience and would love to meet you!
LePort Montessori is seeking caring and responsible Assistant Teachers to work in our infant, toddler and primary classrooms! The most important qualities you can bring are a loving, dependable & flexible work ethic and a positive and friendly disposition.

CURRENT EMERYVILLE ROLES 
(English or Mandarin-Immersion Classrooms)
APPLY:  https://www.leportschools.com/careers/job-details/1299202/?gh_jid=1299202

Infant Assistant Teacher 8:30-5:30 
Toddler Assistant Teachers 2:00-6:00 
Primary (3-6 years old) Assistant Teacher 2:00-6:00 CURRENT OPEN SAN FRANCISCO ROLES
(English or Spanish-Immersion Classrooms)
APPLY: https://www.leportschools.com/careers/job-details/1149201/?gh_jid=1149201


Infant Assistant Teacher 9:00-6:00
Toddler Assistant Teacher 9:00-6:00
Primary Assistant Teacher 9:00-6:00
Assistant Teacher (Check-Out Program Monitor) 2:45-6:00 


In the Assistant Teacher role, you will:

  • Be teaming with Montessori trained Head Teachers to support our children, ages infant - 6 years old
  • Assist with classroom management and upkeep
  • Work with other assistants to oversee after school activities like arts and crafts & outdoor play 
  • Learn & grow professionally 


Qualified Candidates will have the following:

  • A joyful disposition and love of working with children
  • Ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident and respectful manner
  • Bilingual English/Mandarin or English/Spanish a plus but not required
  • Must be willing and able to toilet train and change diapers


Required Training/Credentials

  • 6 ECE units to begin employment and must be registered for full completion of 12 ECE units. We are happy to clarify if you meet the ECE requirements. Courses include Child Development, Family, Child & Community, Infant & Toddler and Curriculum for Early Childhood. If you need ECE units, we will guide you through the process.
  • Must provide official transcripts and diplomas 
  • Have CPR certification/First Aid Training.
  • Must provide a Live-Scan fingerprint and criminal background check. 
  • Must be authorized to work in the US. 
  • Have current TB test and current Health Report.Benefits

For full-time employees, LePort offers health insurance, PTOs, 401(k) retirement plan, and tuition discounts.

* We proudly offer growth opportunities for those that embrace the Montessori philosophy in in practice and in spirit. Assistant Teachers are eligible for our Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) or American Montessori Society (AMS) sponsorship program. Dozens of Assistant Teachers have received LePort sponsorship to earn their Montessori degree and have followed many paths at LePort including as a Head Teacher as well as positions in Education, Administration and Campus Leadership roles.


FOR NEWS OF ALL JOB OPPORTUNITIES, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT:  www.leport.com/careers/


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Guiding Light Montessori, Pleasant Hill (10/18)


MONTESSORI ASSISTANT TEACHER
This position requires knowledge of Montessori philosophy, preferably currently enrolled in a training program or current trained primary teacher. Working with children 2.5-5 years old. We are a growing school and looking for teachers who desire to be part of something special! You'll be under guidance of an AMS trained Directress with over 15+ years experience and has owned and operated GLM for the past 5 years.


Will need the following requirements: TB test LiveScan by Community Care Licensing - will provide if needed Immunizations - flu shot, MMR, Pertussis (DTAP), Whooping Cough CPR Certified - will provide if needed Criminal background cleared by Community Care Licensing - will provide form for submittal


RESPONSIBILITIES: Present Montessori materials Maintain prepared environment Supervise outdoor play Create extensions Observe and record children's work
Looking for a 7am-12pm shift M-F and 12-5:30 shift M-F)
Immediate start!
Please send resume to justina@guidinglightmontessori.org


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Corte Madera Montessori, Corte Madera (10/9)


Assistant Montessori Teacher -- Primary
Corte Madera Montessori is a full AMS member Montessori School located in beautiful Corte Madera in Marin County.  We are looking for teacher assistants for our primary classrooms, working under the guidance of our AMS- and AMI-trained lead teachers.  Our sun-filled, hexagonal classrooms are well appointed with traditional materials that represent the full Primary Montessori curriculum.  We are looking for team members who are eager to learn and who are dedicated to the holistic development and well-being of children. 
 
Qualifications:
       12 ECE units and/or Montessori training
       Prior experience working children ages 2-6
       Able to lift 30 lbs
       Desire to learn and to be an integral part of a team
       Montessori experience and/or understanding of Montessori theory a plusAll candidates must have a TB test, Livescan, current CPR and state-mandated child abuse reporter training. 
 
Compensation Package:
 Competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience
 Paid holidays and school breaks
 Full Medical and Dental Benefits
 Matching 401K available


Please contact Susan Wolfsen at cmmontessori@sbcglobal.net or 415-927-0919.  For more information about Corte Madera Montessori please see our website:
https://cortemaderamontessori.com/


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Growing Light Montessori School of Kensington, Oakland and Lafayette (10/9)


Growing Light Montessori School of Kensington, Oakland and Lafayette  are seeking wonderful substitute teachers to join our frequently used sub list. Growing Light serves children ages 2-6 years old. We are seeking experienced, energetic, kind, nurturing, and fun teachers to support our classrooms. We have two main shifts 8am-3pm and 11am-6pm.


Applicants must have a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education Units and Montessori experience is preferred. Interested applicants should email resume along with relevant course list to GLMS. 
Please email your inquiries about the position to Vanessa at vanessa@growinglight.net